Minnesota
  • Ex-Minn. diamond seller admits dealing in pot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former diamond seller in southeastern Minnesota has admitted to dealing in high-grade marijuana and stolen gems. Thirty-nine-year-old Richard Kay of Zumbro Falls pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to trafficking in …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee discusses voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Senate committee is taking up a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo IDs. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed voter ID legislation last May, so Senate Republicans …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Kindergartener surprised by soldier dad at school

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The best performance during an elementary school talent show in Rochester came from a parent. Kindergartener Andrew Haworth was among students in the audience during Wednesday’s show at St. John the …

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    02 Feb 12
  • stensrud 2

    The Mankato TV news anchor who was arrested in December for allegedly driving while drunk has been formally charged. KEYC-TV’s Annie Stensrud was arrested on Dec. 21 in North Mankato. The Mankato Free Press is …

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    01 Feb 12
  • Super PAC targets Minn. Republican Cravaack

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new, progressive “super” political action committee is targeting Minnesota U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in his bid for reelection. The San Francisco-based super PAC, which calls itself CREDO SuperPAC, includes …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – The Washington County attorney’s office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. No criminal charges will be brought against Officers Grant Dattilo and Joseph …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Romney picks up 2 delegates in South Carolina

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney has picked up a consolation prize from the South Carolina Republican presidential primary: two delegates. Newt Gingrich handily won the Jan. 21 primary and got 23 of the state’s 25 …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Body recovered from Rice Lake identified

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County sheriff’s officials say the ATV operator whose body was found in Rice Lake was a Paynesville man. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Clark Hickman was last seen driving his ATV on the …

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    30 Jan 12